by Genetta M. Adams onDecember 27, 2012
From Whitney to Rodney King, we recall the folks in politics and culture who died this year.
by Aisha I. Jefferson onOctober 10, 2012
Despite a brawl, props were given to the late music exec. Plus, T.I. and others rocked the mic.
by Aisha I. Jefferson onSeptember 30, 2012
Some of rap's big names, from Rakim to RZA to Q-Tip, talked to The Root before the annual show.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 6, 2012
Meanwhile, his estranged wife challenges the notion that their argument led to his suicide.
by Dream Hampton onSeptember 2, 2012
In a tribute at Ebony, Dream Hampton says the late hip-hop heavyweight, who committed suicide this week, was a "true pioneer."
by Stacy-Ann Ellis onAugust 30, 2012
Stars use Twitter to express feelings about the reported suicide of the veteran music exec.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 30, 2012
The longtime manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey committed suicide at age 44.
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